Clinical Tracks: Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner; Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner: Administrative focus; Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner: Education focus; Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner: Forensic focus; Family Nurse Practitioner; Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Non-Clinical Tracks: Nurse Educator; Nursing Information Systems; Nursing Administration

Degree Plan

58 credits and 1065 clinical hours

Required MSN Courses (22 credits)

Student takes APN exam

CORE Courses (24 credits)

  • NURS8000     Research I: Research Methodology
  • NURS8001     Applied Statistics
  • NURS8002     Health Care Delivery Systems  and Public Policy
  • NURS8003     Health Disparities:  Social, Ethical, Legal Issues
  • NURS8004     Research II: Evidence-Based Research
  • NURS8007     Scientific basis for DNP Practice
  • NURS8008     Information Systems for Health Care
  • NURS8009     Global Health:  Epidemiology and Genomics

Specialty Courses(12 credits)

  • NURS8010     Health Quality Assessment & Outcomes
  • NURS8011     Leadership/Organizational Analysis
  • NURS8012     DNP Role Development & Entrepreneurship
  • NURS8013     Residency
  • NURS8014     Residency II
  • NURS8015     Capstone Project Advisement
  • Residency       500 hours